PHOTO CAPTION: CMU's Scion Xb electric car

ChargeCar Aims to Create Electric Car Conversion Kits

Kits would be installed by local auto repair shops.

Published: 11-Jun-2010

PITTSBURGH -- Chuck Wichrowski remembers the first car he ever worked on, when he was just a college graduate and knew nothing about cars: His wife's 1970 Chevy Nova.

The second? A 1964 Studebaker Wagonaire.

"I just sort of applied the college model, which is: You look the things up, you get a book, and then you do it," Wichrowski said.


Camille Jenatzy was first to break 100km/hr speed barrier in his 1899 electric car, La Jamais Contente.

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Telsa will donate the full value of production car VIN 1,000 to charities.

Subaru R1e negotiating the streets of Manhattan Island, New York City.

The range limitations of most early electric cars will matter less in tightly packed urban areas, where the daily driving distance is likely to be much shorter than in the suburbs or rural areas.


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